Category Archives: Glory

Big Steve Paprocki ready to put the Dragon to sleep at Glory 24.

Big Steve Paprocki ready to put the Dragon to sleep at Glory 24. Big Steve Paprocki ready to put the Dragon to sleep at Glory 24. By Donald Pierce Many thing’s have changed since I last talked to Steve Paprocki. Big Steve ended his amateur career 3-1 successfully winning and defending the Sparta Combat League Title then went Pro starting off 1-1. He has opened up his own gym DCO MMA, Add to that he has signed on to fight Local Legend Jason “The Dragon” Lee at Glory 24. This fight will be at the 215 pounds, not the 265 heavyweight limit Paprocki is used to. When asked about the weight the answer was simply ” I am a professional in the truest sense of the word. If I agree to make the weight, I’ll make the weight at weigh inns. I have a lot...

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Shannon Sinn debuts at Glory 24 Denver

Shannon Sinn debuts at Glory 24 Denver Shannon Sinn debuts at Glory 24 Denver By Donald Pierce Every fighter trains to win, not Shannon Sinn she trains to win and beat the best girl in the world. Coming off a hard fought victory at Invicta FC against bitter rival Maureen Riordon. Sinn is looking to putting another win on her record when she once again faces Riordon, but this time in a kickboxing match in the glory 24 ring this fri October 9th. Switching up her training to strictly stand up, Sinn has been training with some of the best women fighters not only in Colorado but in the nation. Training with the likes of Rose Namajunas, JJ Aldrich, Jenna Mcallister, Brittany Elkin and many more. I asked Shannon what its like to train with some of the best “I have the best sparring and...

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Liam McGeary Retains His Title at Historic ‘Bellator MMA: Dynamite 1’

Liam McGeary Retains His Title at Historic ‘Bellator MMA: Dynamite 1’ VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS HERE   COMPLETE ‘BELLATOR MMA: DYNAMITE 1’ RESULTS & PHOTOS     SAN JOSE, Calif. (September 19, 2015) – Liam McGeary retained his Bellator MMA Light Heavyweight title in front of a sellout crowd at The SAP Center in San Jose at “Bellator MMA: Dynamite 1.”   Tito Ortiz was taking the fight to the Englishman, utilizing his world-renowned ground game to nullify the reach of McGeary, but in the end, it was the slick jiu-jitsu of the 32-year-old that signaled the end of the night for “The People’s Champion.”   After the fight, McGeary had plenty to say about submitting Ortiz for the first time in his career.   “The victory was amazing,” said McGeary. “Tito has never been submitted before, so that was definitely an achievement for me. This is my house. You can’t come into...

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BELLATOR MMA/GLORY KICKBOXING: KERI ANNE TAYLOR-MELENDEZ VS. HADLEY GRIFFITH ADDED TO MAIN CARD OF ‘DYNAMITE 1’

BELLATOR MMA/GLORY KICKBOXING: KERI ANNE TAYLOR-MELENDEZ VS. HADLEY GRIFFITH ADDED TO MAIN CARD OF ‘DYNAMITE 1’ A 120-pound Glory kickboxing bout pitting Ker Anne Taylor-Melendez (2-1) againstHadley “Relentless” Griffith (pro debut) completes the Spike-televised card of “Bellator MMA: Dynamite 1” on September 19 at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif.   For the first time ever, “Bellator MMA: Dynamite 1” will feature both a Bellator MMA cage and a Glory kickboxing ring on one arena floor at the same time. In the evening’s main event, Tito Ortiz (18-11) will challenge the undefeated Bellator Light Heavyweight World Champion, Liam McGeary (10-0) for the title.   Additionally, the previously announced fight card features a Glory kickboxing title fight featuring Zack Mwekassa (13-2, 12 KO) andSaulo Cavalari (31-2, 19 KO) for the vacant Light Heavyweight Championship, as well as Bellator MMA competitors Paul “Semtex” Daley (37-13-2) and Fernando “The Menifee Maniac” Gonzalez (24-13) also competing in Glory action, when they trade-in the MMA gloves for kickboxing gloves....

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Glory 14: Zagreb results

Glory 14: Zagreb 3/8/14   Heavyweight Remy Bonjasky def Mirko Filipovi via Decision (majority)  Middleweight Alex Pereira def Sahak Parparyan via Decision (majority) Middleweight Contender Tournament Final  Lightweight Andy Davit Kiria def Ristie via KO RD5 2:22  Glory Lightweight Championship Middleweight Alex Pereira def. Dustin Jacoby via KO RD1 Middleweight Contender Tournament Semi Final Middleweight Sahak Parparyan def. Jason Wilnis via Decision (split) Middleweight Contender Tournament Semi Final Superfight Series Heavyweight Mladen Brestovac vs. Jahfarr Wilnis via KO RD1 1:19 Heavyweight Benjamin Adegbuyi def. Dmytro Bezus via TKO (referee stoppage) RD2 1:53 Lightweight Aikpracha Meenayothin def. Albert Kraus via Decision (split)  Light Heavyweight Igor Jurkovi def. Michael Duut via KO RD1 Welterweight Karapet Karapetyan def. Artur Kyshenko via Decision (unanimous)   Lightweight Murthel Groenhart def. Teo Mikeli via TKO (cut) 1 3:00 UNDERCARD Lightweight Samo Petje def. Lirim Ahmeti via TKO RD2 The World Leader In Local MMA News – MMAmadhouse.com...

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GLORY 9 Results

GLORY 9  6/22/13 Andrea DeAngelo def  Laura Byrnds via UD (30-26, 30-26, 30-26) Andrew Ball def James Smith Jr via KO RD3 @1:43 Chris Mauceri  def Niko Tsigaras via UD (30-27, 29-28, 30-28) Robby Plotkin def Casey Greene via KO RD1 @1:16 Nick Pace def Levan Makashvili via SD  (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) Reserve fights: Artem Vakhitov def  Luis Tavares via KO RD1 @1:06 Randy Blake def  Koichi Watanabe via UD  (29-27, 30-27, 29-28) Light Heavyweight Tournament Quarterfinal Danyo Ilunga def Mourad Bouzidi via UD (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) Dustin Jacoby def Brian Collette via UD (30-27, 29-28, 29-28) Filip Verlinden def Steve McKinnon via UD (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) Tyrone Spong vs. Michael Duut via Ko RD1 @0:49 Semifinals  Danyo Ilunga def Dustin Jacoby via UD (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Tyrone Spong def  Filip Verlinden via UD (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) FINALS  Tyrone Spong def Danyo Ilunga via KO RD1 @0:16 Super Fights Daniel Ghita def  Brice Guidon via KO RD1 @0:49 Rico...

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GLORY 9 New York Live Saturday, June 22, at 8 p.m. ET on Fight Network

  GLORY 9 New York Live Saturday, June 22, at 8 p.m. ET on Fight Network Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, will be airing a live broadcast of the GLORY 9 New York historic, star-studded kickboxing event from Manhattan’s Hammerstein Ballroom this Saturday, June 22, at 8 p.m. ET. GLORY 9 New York will replay in two parts on June 27 at 9 p.m. ET and July 4 at 9 p.m. ET. GLORY 9 New York features a one-night, single-elimination tournament with a lineup of the world’s top light heavyweight kickboxers. Slated for battle in the tournament are 27-year-old superstar Tyrone “King of the Ring” Spong (69-6-1, 43 KOs) of Boca Raton, Fla. via Suriname against Michael Duut (38-3, 17 KOs) of the Netherlands, hard-hitting KO artist Brian Collette (19-1, 16 KOs) of Norfolk, Va. battling Road to GLORY USA tournament winner and UFC veteran Dustin Jacoby (9-3, 7 KOs), Muay...

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GLORY 9 New York: KO Artist Wayne Barrett To Face Mike Lemaire In Superfight Action June 22

NEW YORK KO ARTIST WAYNE BARRETT TO MAKE GLORY KICKBOXING DEBUT AGAINST TOURNAMENT CHAMP MIKE LEMAIRE   AT MANHATTAN’S HAMMERSTEIN BALLROOM ON SATURDAY, JUNE 22 NEW YORK, N.Y. (May 14, 2013) – Hard-hitting upstart Wayne Barrett (1-0, 1 KO) of Queens, N.Y. will compete on the biggest stage of his young professional fight career when he faces off with fellow undefeated Muay Thai stylist Mike Lemaire (9-0, 3 KOs) of San Diego, Calif. in a middleweight (187 pounds/85 kilograms) Superfight contest at the first-ever GLORY championship series kickboxing event in the U.S. at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York, N.Y. on Saturday, June 22.   The 27-year-old Barrett, a former Georgia State Golden Gloves amateur boxing champion and martial artist since the age of 10, has become a dangerous force in the ring with his thorough mix of striking skills and ability to read his opponents while splitting his training camps between...

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Tyrone Spong Enters GLORY 9 New York Light Heavyweight, One-Night Tournament On June 22

Tyrone Spong Enters GLORY 9 New York Light Heavyweight, One-Night Tournament On June 22 TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR HISTORIC, STAR-STUDDED EVENT AT MANHATTAN’S HAMMERSTEIN BALLROOM ON SATURDAY, JUNE 22 SINGAPORE (May 7, 2013) – Twenty-seven year-old martial arts fighting superstar Tyrone “King of the Ring” Spong (69-6-1 43 KOs) of Boca Raton, Fla. via Suriname will compete in the one-night, single-elimination GLORY 9 New York tournament featuring a lineup of the world’s top light heavyweight (209 pounds/95 kilograms) kickboxers, at Hammerstein Ballroom at Manhattan Center in New York City on Saturday, June 22, Glory Sports International (GSI) announced today. “We are excited to enter Tyrone into this historic, first GLORY championship series event in the U.S. that will determine who is physically and mentally the top athlete in kickboxing’s light heavyweight division,” said Glory Sports International CEO Andrew Whitaker.   “Tyrone’s recent performances in the ring have distinguished him as one of the best...

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Glory 8 Tokyo Results

Glory 8 Tokyo  5/3/13 Under card Hirono Yu def. Danilo Zanolini via Morjority DEC Magnum Sakai def  Toshio Matsumoto via UD (85kg semifinal) Kengo  Shimizu def  Yuki Niimura  via UD (85kg semifinal) Dyki def. Jang Yong Hovia KO RD1 @1:01  Tatsuya Inaishi def. Yuji Takeuchi via SD 85kg final: Kengo Shimizu def. Magnum Sakai via Majority  DEC   Main Card Reserve match Andrej Bruhl def  Yukihiro Komiya via UD 143-142 (65 kg quarterfinal) Reserve match  Chonlek Samu def Fujita Zen via UD 146- 139 (65 kg quarterfinal) Yuta Kubo def Chi Bin Lim via KO RD2 @2:58 (65 kg quarterfinal) Gabriel Varga def Abdallah Ezbiri via UD 149-136 (65 kg quarterfinal) Masaaki Noiri def Liam Harrison via TKO RD2 @1:03 (65 kg quarterfinal) Mosab Amrani def  Marcus Vinicius  via UD 150-135 (65 kg quarterfinal) Yoshihiro Sato def Sungh Hyun Lee  via UD 144-141(70 kg) Jerome Le Banner def  Koichi via UD 150-135 Yuta Kubo def Gabriel Varga via UD...

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